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Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138) Adrian , Hadrian , Publius Aelius Hadrianus
Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472) Alberti , Leon Battista Alberti
(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it arch
science of architecture architectonics , tectonics
branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art) architectural engineering
(architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance architectural ornament
architecture as a kind of art form architectural style , style of architecture , type of architecture
(architecture) a form of artistic expression (such as writing or painting or architecture) art form
French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers art nouveau
(architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof attic
English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852) Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin , Pugin
bachelor's degree in architecture Bachelor of Science in Architecture , BSArch
capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture Bangkok , capital of Thailand , Krung Thep
elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century baroque , baroqueness
ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture basement
German style of architecture begun by Walter Gropius in 1918 Bauhaus
disk used as ornament in architecture bezant
style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics Byzantine architecture
software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing CAD , computer-aided design
bracket of stone, wood, brick to support arch or other architecture cantilever , corbel , truss
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